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OpenTable Searches for "The Mother of All Foodies"
Thursday, April 21, 2011
OpenTable Searches for "The Mother of All Foodies"06:00 EDT Thursday, April 21, 2011SAN FRANCISCO, April 21, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Just in time for Mother's Day, OpenTable, Inc. (Nasdaq:OPEN) (www.opentable.com), a leading provider of free, real-time online restaurant reservations for diners and reservation and guest management solutions for restaurants, today announced its nationwide search for "The Mother of All Foodies." The Mother of All Foodies campaign and giveaway is being hosted on the OpenTable Facebook page and comes with a grand prize of 100,000 OpenTable Dining Rewards Points redeemable for ten $100 OpenTable Dining Cheques good at any OpenTable restaurant nationwide. "We've become a nation of foodies, and moms are no exception," said Caroline Potter, OpenTable's Chief Dining Officer. "Mothers are visiting the hottest restaurants, diving into the latest culinary trends, introducing their children to fine dining at an early age, growing their own food, and embracing sustainable sourcing for the food they cook at home with great gusto. In honor of Mother's Day, we're looking for the mom who is all that -- and more. Choosing just one winner will be difficult, but with the help of our diners and Facebook fans, we're certain we can find the person who truly embodies the title 'The Mother of All Foodies' and reward that passion." Participants can enter the OpenTable Mother of All Foodies Mother's Day Giveaway by nominating themselves or others via the OpenTable Facebook page. The nomination process involves uploading a photo and providing a 100-word (or less) description of why the nominee embodies The Mother of All Foodies. The entry period runs through April 29, 2011. Then, 10 finalists will be selected, and Facebook users will vote for the winners from April 30, 2011 through May 4, 2011. The grand prize winner will receive 100,000 OpenTable Dining Rewards Points, redeemable for ten $100 OpenTable Dining Cheques, good at any restaurant on the OpenTable network. Two runners-up will receive 10,000 Dining Rewards Points, good for one $100 OpenTable Dining Cheque apiece. For more information and terms and conditions, please visit http://www.facebook.com/OpenTable. You can read more about the contest as it progresses on OpenTable's Dining Check blog at http://blog.opentable.com.About OpenTable, Inc. OpenTable is a leading provider of free, real-time online restaurant reservations for diners and reservation and guest management solutions for restaurants. The OpenTable network delivers the convenience of online restaurant reservations to diners and the operational benefits of a computerized reservation book to restaurants. OpenTable has more than 20,000 restaurant customers, and, since its inception in 1998, has seated more than 200 million diners around the world. The Company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, and the OpenTable service is available throughout the United States, as well as in Canada, Germany, Japan, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. OpenTable also owns and operates toptable.com, a leading restaurant reservation site in the United Kingdom. The OpenTable, Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=6474 OpenTable, OpenTable.com, OpenTable logos, toptable and other service names are the trademarks of OpenTable, Inc. and/or its affiliatesCONTACT: Media Contact: Tiffany Fox OpenTable firstname.lastname@example.org 415-344-4275